Candylion is an American cosplay model and Twitch streamer.
She was born on May 27, 1999 in Southern California.
Candylion reveals that Soul Eater was the first anime that really got her into the world of anime.
She attended her first convention, Anime Expo in 2013 and dressed up as Tsubaki from Soul Eater. Her aunt gave her a sewing machine for her birthday that same year and she dedicated herself to learning how to sew. Her second project was to put together a ball gown.
Candylion mentions that she enjoys cosplaying because it brings like minded people together who don’t judge. She says you can like what you like and be you want to be unabashedly without the fear of pre-teen ridicule. She also credits cosplaying with giving her confidence.
She eventually started to post her cosplay photos on Facebook to get in touch with people in the community, however she realized that Facebook was not showing her photos to anybody and she switch to posting on Instagram. While posting on Instagram she started to grow her following and it eventually blew up and she currently has over 380,000 followers on the platform.
She graduated high school early when she was 16 years old and has since worked a few minimum wage jobs, such as a barista, but her future ambitions and dream is to create content and stream full-time.
Candylion has mention on Twitter that she is bisexual
I’m a 20 y/old bisexual cosplayer. I claim the Bi label because I experience different levels of attraction to different genders, NOT to reinforce the gender binary
Besides cosplay and streaming, Candylion is the singer for the band The World Cashmere.
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